Interactions
Interaction with Delegation from Guangdong Institute for International Strategies

A four member delegation led by Prof. Sui Guangjun, Vice President of Guangdong Institute for International Strategies and Party Secretary of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies interacted with the VIF faculty led by Amb. Satish Chandra o...

Visit of VIF Delegation to Taiwan

A delegation from VIF visited Taiwan from 23 to 27 November 2016. The visit was undertaken with the aim of giving a new impetus to India-Taiwan Relations. ...

Interaction with Australian Delegation

The VIF held a closed-door informal interaction with a five-member Australian delegation led by Mr Graham Fletcher, First Assistant Secretary, North East Asia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australia), and comprising of Mr Adam Clancy...

Interaction with Delegation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China

A ten-member delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, with Mr Yang Yu leading and Mr Wu Songlin, Mr Li Bijian, Ms Zhang Mengzhuo, among others, as members of the delegation, held a broad-ranging interaction with the VIF’s facult...

Visit of Delegation from Peking University, China

Mr Liu Xianjing, Deputy Director General of International Cooperation Center (ICC) for the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), led a delegation from Peking University (China) to visit the VIF. The visit was aimed furthering the b...

Interaction with Maxim Shepovalenko, Russian Navy

The VIF invited Capt Maxim Shepovalenko (Retd), Russian Navy, for an interaction on India-Russia relations with emphasis on maritime cooperation. Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney, Dean, Centre for Defence Studies, headed the VIF panel which comprised of Amb...

Interaction with Amb Tariq Karim, Bangladesh’s former Ambassador to India

Amb Tariq Karim, Bangladesh’s former High Commissioner to India and a Distinguished Fellow at the VIF, delivered a talk on some of the recent developments in Bangladesh on. He broadly dwelt upon the Islamic State (IS) factor in Bangladesh, the...

Interaction with Bangladesh Jatiyo Party Delegation

A seven-member delegation of Bangladesh Jatiyo Party, led by Mr Ziauddin Ahmed (Bablu), Member of Parliament and former advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh visited the VIF. ...

Interaction with Japanese Delegation

H E Koji OMI, Mr Yutaka Kikuta, Mr Takayuki Shirao, Mr Toru Kukaya, Mr Naoyoshi Noguchi and Mr Kazuhisa Yoshida called on the VIF’s faculty for an interaction on ‘India-Japan Relations: the Way Ahead’. The delegation interacted across a wi...

Visit of Taiwanese Delegation

The VIF hosted a four-member Taiwanese delegation led by Maj Gen Yuan-Shiun Chang and comprising of Capt Cheng-Hua Hsu, Lt Cdr Jin-Tong Jang and Capt Tzong Shiaw Yen for an interaction over issues of mutual interests. During the interaction, the...

Interaction on ‘Recent Defence Related Developments in China: Implications’

Amb Ashok K Kantha, India’s former Ambassador to China and Distinguished Fellow, VIF, spearheaded an internal discussion on President Xi Jinping’s era of military reforms and China’s concomitant strategies. In his presentation, the former ...

Interaction with EU Ambassador to India

Vivekananda International Foundation hosted an interaction with His Excellency Mr. João Cravinho, Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the European Union to India on 13 March 2014, under its ongoing series of interactions with Ambassadors b...

Interaction with Australian Associate Secretary of Defence

On October 3, 2013, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a Round Table Discussion with the Australian Associate Secretary and Chief Operating Officer in the Ministry of Defence Mr Brendan Sargeant. In his welcoming remarks, Mr Pr...

Interaction with H.E Dr Riyad Kamel Abbas, Syrian Ambassador to India

On 11th September 2013, VIF welcomed the Syrian Ambassador to India, H.E. Dr. Riyad Kamel Abbas for an interaction session. The interaction focused on various issues of mutual concern, including the ground situation in Syria, the issu...

Interaction with H. E Amb Glenn White, Australian Ambassador to Nepal

On 3rd September 2013, VIF welcomed Amb Glenn White, the Australian Ambassador to Nepal for a brief interaction on the latest political developments in Nepal. Having spent the last four months in Nepal, Amb White gave a succinct a...

Interaction with the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India

On 23rd August 2013, VIF invited the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, H.E Mr. Tariq A. Karim for an interaction on the present state and future prospects of India-Bangladesh relations. Ambassador Karim began his talk by first...

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